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heterotypic

adjective het·ero·typ·ic \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈti-pik\

Definition of HETEROTYPIC

:  different in kind, arrangement, or form

First Known Use of HETEROTYPIC

1876
Medical Dictionary

heterotypic

adjective het·ero·typ·ic \ˌhet-ə-rō-ˈtip-ik\

Medical Definition of HETEROTYPIC

1
:  of or being the reduction division of meiosis as contrasted with typical mitotic division—compare homotypic 2
2
:  different in kind, arrangement, or form <heterotypic aggregations of cells>

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